“Our objection is to the message of endorsement of Christianity over other religions and non-religions.” The FFRF said the city had violated the law by allowing the cross to be displayed on public property.
“Records don’t reflect how many complaints or who they were – but they were referred to the Jaycees,” he said.
“That’s the group that’s installed it.” Craddock said city leaders will meet next week to discuss their options.
“It’s hard to say what’s going to happen,” he said.
“We may be entertaining one of the offers we received from law firms to look into the matter.” Word spread across the city that outsiders want the memorial removed – and that has many residents up in arms.
“With all the issues facing our city, we probably have more important things to do,” Craddock said.
Hiram Sasser, director of litigation with the Liberty Institute, told Fox News that activist groups like FFRF are waging a culture war.“This is an outrageous assault on the veterans who served in Vietnam,” he said.“Why must these activist groups’ culture war spill over onto the veterans and their memorials?Bowe Bergdahl Picked Up In Pot Raid In California FOX News Bowe Bergdahl, the U. soldier who was released in a prisoner exchange in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees, wound up in the middle of a pot raid earlier this week in northern California.Captian Greg Van Patten with the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office told Fox News Thursday that the county’s marijuana eradication team encountered Bergdahl on Tuesday while serving a search warrant on a home in Redwood City, Calif.Van Patten said Bergdahl was detained, but ultimately was “determined not to be connected to the operation, at least there was no evidence to suggest he was involved.” When Bergdahl encountered the law enforcement team, Van Patten said he identified himself while the sheriff’s office reached out to the Department of Defense. Posted by Wild Thing at AM | Comments (1) CNN Warns Viewers They Are About To Hear The National Anthem CNN, which bills itself as “The Most Trusted Name in News,” sure knows how to put a weird damper on a perfectly heartwarming, patriotic and downright tearjerker story during the week of Veterans Day.